Frameworq is a Design Lab, advocating the principles of Circular Economy through a series of upcycling workshops and events to promote healthy and sustainable closed loop practices by designers, consumers and retailers.
We make it easier for your family to eat well. We use edible home gardens and community food programming to provide the skills, tools, and support you need to make fresh and flavourful food a part of your everyday life. Everything we do, from creating edible gardens to delivering vegetable starts and teaching tasty and simple meal preparation, is always directed towards the same goal: making good food easy.
An intuitive healing practice to identify and overcome challenges in your life
Kim Del Valle Garcia, Stuart Higgs, Alicia Tallack and Jocelynn Rodrigues
Permaculture inspired courses, custom garden builds and perennial nursery.
Sasha Mann, Sarah Lum, Shawnee Gaffney and Kelsey Corbett
The Surrey Youth Space is a collectively-run drop-in centre for youth by youth ages 13-22. Getting ready to launch September 2015 in Whalley, we offer resources and programming to make art, music, and learn about social justice issues - ALL FOR FREE. Brought to you by Groundswell participants Sasha, Sarah, Shawnee and Kelsey!
Everything has a story. When we engage in the automatic-throw-away lifestyle, these stories cease to exist. By fixing, we continue to tell stories, pass items down through generations and have stories told well beyond our time. By fixing we repair not only physical objects but our relationships to ourselves, to each other, and our collective mother, earth.
Another Space is an innovative arts-based wellness studio in East Vancouver. Sarah and her partners created the studio, recognizing the need for a dedicated space for artists, wellness practitioners and community members to express their creativity through movement, arts, crafts and community connection.
Mary Rose Dapiton
An online and offline community and job placement network for caregivers in BC. The next step is the Network Of Women workers cooperative for caregivers.
Chris Nichols, Jessica Valentine, Maxime Piche
A workers' cooperative that makes quality products out of upcycled wood at a reasonable price.
I create concise and rich information pieces out of complex topics.
I am working along side a community of social organizations, non profits and co-ops. These communities are rich with resources to share with the masses through information design. Information design is the practice of collecting, organizing and displaying information.
Self care and group care facilitation and guidance in the workplace.
A podcast that shares stories of empowered young people who are building innovative and radical projects and livelihoods that dare to push for personal and social change.
Sarah Kothlow, Katharine Spark, Kali Sedgemore, Shawnee Gaffney
REV Up produces small batch granola in collaboration with local social venture ingredient suppliers and retail outlets. REV Up was developed out of Uprising, the youth stream of Groundswell, made up of former youth in care that want to create employment that fits their values.
Facilitation services for communities, including development of and delivering workshops, programs, outreach, education, and custom events. We believe the arts are one of the deepest ways we can change our social perceptions and empower people.
Ink, graphite and mixed media art and upcycling
There’s a kind of Poetic Justice in taking something no one wants and making it Valuable.
A Vancouver-based online magazine about ideas for a livable world.